Democracy & Religious Freedom
2005 Winter Quarter


José Gómez, J.D. 
Office:  Sem II - E4104; Mail Stop:  Sem II - A2117 
Telephone:  866-6000, ext. 6872 
Fax:  (360) 866-6553 
E-mail: gomezj@evergreen.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays 10 - 12 a.m. and by appointment
Brief Bio:

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1981
Graduate studies in nonprofit administration, University of San Francisco, 1984-86
Graduate studies in Spanish and Latin American Literature, University of Wyoming, 1965-66 & 1967-68
Graduate studies in Central American Literature, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, 1966-67

Member of the Faculty, The Evergreen State College, 1997-98
Associate Academic Dean, The Evergreen State College, 1988-96
Executive Director, La Raza Legal Center, San Francisco, 1983-88
Executive Director, Human Rights Foundation, 1981-83
Executive Assistant to Cesar Chavez, United Farm Workers of America, 1973-75
Fulbright Scholar to Nicaragua, 1966-67
Peace Corps Volunteer, Brazil, 1968-69

On the Web:

Personal Home Page:

Personal E-mail:

Bio and Teaching Interests, Style and Expectations:
See Interview in "Voices of the Faculty"

My Academic Program Web Pages:

2005-2006 Academic Year:
Language & Law, Fall/Winter (link to catalog description)
Democracy & Equality, Spring  (link to 2002 web site, to be updated)

2004-2005 Academic Year:
American Indians & the Constitution, Fall
Democracy & Religious Freedom, Winter (link to 2003 web site, to be updated)
Democracy & Free Speech, Spring (link to 2003 web site, to be updated)

2003-2004 Academic Year:

Dissent, Injustice and the Making of America, Fall/Winter
"Inherently Unequal"
Crime and Punishment (via the Internet), Summer 2004
Political Problems and Controversies (via the Internet), Summer 2004

Prior Years:
Democracy & Religious Freedom, Spring 2003
Democracy & Free Speech, Winter 2003
Democracy & Equality, Fall 2002
Political Problems and Controversies, Summer 2002 & 2003
Crime and Punishment, Summer 2002 & 2003
Rights and Wrongs, Fall/Winter 2001-02
"How Can You Tell An American? Fall/Winter/Spring 2000-01
Democracy and Free Speech, Spring 1998 & 2000
Cultural Crossings: Labor, Migration and Identity in the Americas, 1999-2000
Hispanic Forms in Life and Art, Fall/Winter/Spring 1998-99
Contemporary Legal, Political and Social Problems, Summer 1998


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